Morgan Hill Raid Nets Thousands of Plants and Nearly Two Dozen Firearms
Authorities in the Northern California enclave of Morgan Hill have seized thousands of marijuana plants and 21 firearms during a raid on an illegal grow site. Twelve people were also arrested, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputies said.
Update to our M.E.T. Operation: Currently, Deputies have 12 individuals detained, 1000s of plants are being seized, & 21 firearms were recovered. We thank everyone for their patience during the all day operation. #Community pic.twitter.com/WpVOBUfr5G— SantaClaraCoSheriff (@SCCoSheriff) October 10, 2018
The raid occurred last Wednesday near Highway 101 and the Coyote Creek Golf Club. It was carried out by the Sheriff’s Department’s marijuana eradication task force.
Commercial marijuana activity is currently prohibited in Morgan Hill.